Industries & Practices

Commercial & Complex Litigation

Breach of contract case victory

On behalf of a transportation industry client, successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Ohio in a breach of contract case to reverse the court of appeals' judgment stating that the common-law requirements set out in Globe Indemnity Co. v. Schmitt, 53 N.E.2d 790 (Ohio 1944) for determining whether an indemnitee may recover against an indemnitor when the indemnitee has settled a claim without the indemnitor's involvement do not apply when the parties express a clear intent to negate those requirements in their contract.

More

Bet-the-company qui tam cases

Successfully defended and resolved bet-the-company qui tam cases for a small fraction of the amounts demanded.

More

Restricted covenants litigation for a large energy company

Successfully represented one of the nation's largest energy producers and transporters, Dominion East Ohio, in a case involving a natural gas supplier who placed restricted covenants on property deeds, forcing all owners and lessees to buy gas from it. The supplier sued Dominion when a commercial customer tried to enter into a new retail supply agreement with them. Courts struck down the covenant for lack of considerations and ruled the restriction as a violation of Ohio public policy.

More

Earnout agreement dispute

Represented a client in Ohio federal court in dispute over an earnout agreement following the sale of a business to a competitor. 

More

Payout dispute

Successfully represented the estate of a business owner in private arbitration, related state trial court and appellate proceedings over a multi-million dollar payout dispute with a former business partner. 

More

Architecture firm contract dispute

Successfully represented an architecture firm in Ohio state court over a contract dispute. 

More

Computer software agreements

Served as trial counsel in various cases involving computer software agreements.

More